It may still be the end of summer, but fall is just around the corner, friends! Who’s ready for cozy vibes and fall flavors?
Today, we’re getting fall-ready with a super easy apple cinnamon quinoa breakfast bowl! Make this vegan and gluten-free recipe in about 10-15 minutes and enjoy a delicious, wholesome start to the day. If you’ve never had quinoa for breakfast before, this recipe is life changing!
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How to make a Quinoa Breakfast Bowl
Breakfast quinoa is SO easy to make! Simply bring almond milk and quinoa to a boil, then reduce to a simmer for 10-15 minutes. Add in maple syrup and cinnamon (to taste)! Top with fresh fruit and enjoy.
In this Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Breakfast Bowl recipe, we added rolled oats to the quinoa (for texture purposes). However, feel free to replace the rolled oats with more quinoa if desired!
Is quinoa better than oatmeal?
Quinoa has a little bit more protein and fiber than oatmeal does. In addition to that, quinoa is known to be a complete protein!
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The apple cinnamon topping
We topped this quinoa breakfast bowl with sliced apples, extra cinnamon, and a drizzle of maple syrup. However, feel free to cook the apples in the quinoa oatmeal or use any fruit that you want!
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EASY Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Breakfast Bowl
- 1/3 cup quinoa
- 1/3 cup rolled oats
- 1 1/2 cup almond milk
- 2 Tbsp maple syrup
- 1/2 Tbsp cinnamon
- 1 medium apple
- Combine the quinoa, rolled oats, and almond milk in a sauce pan.
- Bring to a boil for about 3-5 minutes, then lower heat and let simmer (covered) for about 10 minutes.
- Remove from heat and add in the maple syrup and cinnamon.
- Serve the quinoa oatmeal with apple slices.